Karri Timber Flooring and Decking
Eucalyptus marginata is one of the most common species of Eucalyptus tree in the southwest of Western Australia. The tree and the wood are usually referred to by the Aboriginal name Jarrah.
JARRAH WAS ONCE CALLED SWAN RIVER MAHOGANY AFTER THE RIVER SYSTEM THAT RUNS THROUGH PERTH.
The tree grows up to 40 metres high with a trunk up to 3 metres in diameter, and has rough, greyish-brown, vertically grooved, fibrous bark.
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KARRI OR (EUCALYPTUS DIVERSICOLOR)
Karri, part of the Eucalyptus family, is native to Western Australia. Found in the southwest corner of the State, Karri grows rapidly and can attain enormous dimensions. It is one of the world’s tallest trees. The timber is a lively red, with overtones from pale pink to rich, red-browns. The texture is coarse, and considerable interlocking grain is sometimes present.
Common uses of Karri are General construction, flooring, panelling, structural plywood, shipbuilding, sleepers and parquetry.
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